Typos/Spelling Errors on Beer Labels

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by jmgrub, Jun 6, 2013.

  1. msubulldog25

    msubulldog25 Aug 3, 2005 Oregon

    As far as I know, Hair of the Dog's Fred and Fred from the Wood still have the word "Buoyant" misspelled (lower left of the dog)... although that's not a common/easy word to spell anyway...
  2. WankelEngine

    WankelEngine Mar 28, 2011 Illinois

    No, they very much mean Undead. It's part of the marketing... Zombie... Apocalypse... Undead...

    Also, I wouldn't call ZD an IPA. It's just a fairly hoppy pale ale.
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  3. weatherdog

    weatherdog Nov 7, 2007 Illinois

    That's a stylistic choice in remembrance to some obscure philosopher that you probably haven't heard of.
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  4. ONovoMexicano

    ONovoMexicano Jun 14, 2012 New Mexico
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    Are you sure this wasn't a truncation of accelerating? They were 'celerating the anniversary 'cuz they couldn't wait.
  5. jivex5k

    jivex5k Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    I think your sarcasm detector is on the fritz!
  6. robwestcott

    robwestcott Nov 3, 2008 Indiana
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    heehee. yeah. i'm sure. but that's a damn good planation, regardless.
  7. tfaosd

    tfaosd Jun 4, 2010 Massachusetts

    Coors ARTIC Ice
  8. CassinoNorth

    CassinoNorth Apr 5, 2013 New Jersey
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    Proudly brewed in New Jesery

  9. Doppelbockulus

    Doppelbockulus Jan 3, 2012 Florida

    No, it depends on the origin of the whisk(e)y. For instance, Scotch and Japanese Whisky will never use the "e" but American and Irish Whiskey will always use the "e." The plural form of the word also follows the nationality rule: whiskeys for whiskey and whiskies for whisky. It always depends on the nationality.
  10. superspak

    superspak May 5, 2010 Michigan
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    Not on the bottle, but the 4 pack. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oaks

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  11. roger617

    roger617 Jun 1, 2013 Indiana
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    haha, oh no! The 'celerating' edition was solely the first batch released. I'm familiar with the production of these labels, and this typo was fixed for the 2nd batch that made it to the bottling line.
  12. StuartCarter

    StuartCarter Apr 25, 2006 Alabama

    Correct. It is extremely annoying when EN_US dictionaries insist that "whisky" is incorrect.
  13. eandersen

    eandersen Jan 13, 2012 New York

    Oh god not the ZD IPA vs Pale Ale debate again.
  14. bpasquini

    bpasquini Feb 26, 2013 California

    Saw one of those in a bottle shop yesterday and it gave me a good laugh haha
  15. Flibber

    Flibber Jul 27, 2013 United Kingdom (England)

    Not spelling per se, but Bush Ambrée (or Scaldis in some places, I believe) is labelled "Premium Belgium Beer", which is pretty awkward English.
  16. Respect_the_Saaz

    Respect_the_Saaz Jul 16, 2013 Louisiana

    Three Floyds has typos/misspellings on their labels all the time. Of all of their misgivings, this might be the one that bothers me least.
  17. jmgrub

    jmgrub Nov 20, 2010 California

    This is the very error that I mentioned in my OP.
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  18. MetalMountainMastiff

    MetalMountainMastiff Oct 1, 2012 California
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    When I first saw this one, I assumed it was so noticeable that it was done on purpose. Like a word they were trying to coin.
  19. rgordon

    rgordon Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Spelling is really interesting when toasted. Damn, that doesn't look right, etc. And to you other post I wanted to say, "they're, their, now just calm down".
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  20. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    I'm going to have to play the bad eyes card and say I'm not getting this one.
  21. sacrelicio

    sacrelicio Feb 15, 2005 Minnesota

    Bell's Oracle says "DIPA Ale" right on the front.
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  22. jesskidden

    jesskidden Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    In yellow, black background, above "FLYING" - Jesery.

    Maybe a better jpeg:

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  23. rgordon

    rgordon Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Hell, I'm with you. Now I see, like a hawkeyed editor, my beloved "Jersery". Jersery sounds like some type of vice. Jersery: usury with lower interest rates, but with implication.
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  24. TongoRad

    TongoRad Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Thanks. Jeez- it's even in his comment. I would make such a lousy copy editor.
  25. jesskidden

    jesskidden Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey

    Yeah, it took me awhile after I read about it and then grabbed the bottle I had in the beer fridge.

    I always think of this in such a case:
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  26. OregonHopmonster

    OregonHopmonster Jan 15, 2011 Oregon
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    That was on purpose. You cannot trademark a geographic place name, so they spelled it without the first C figuring no one would notice or care anyway.
  27. rgordon

    rgordon Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Curatorial aplomb.
  28. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Jul 3, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Geez, there are two other typographical errors in the same excerpt.
  29. MisSigsFan

    MisSigsFan Mar 2, 2013 California
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    Such a shame for such an amazing looking label.
  30. DaveAnderson

    DaveAnderson Jan 11, 2011 Minnesota

    Looking at my bottle. I have no idea what makes you think this.
  31. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 May 30, 2005 Michigan

    I don't know what two 'other' errors that you have in mind, but, as a grammar purist, I'd say that there are three more besides the 'oaks' error.
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  32. markextrae

    markextrae Apr 22, 2013 Netherlands


    bottle says 75cl. while it's a 33cl bottle :p
  33. mcrago

    mcrago Oct 6, 2012 Indiana


    (In my best Homer Simpson voice): Mmmm, cramel....
  34. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Jul 3, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I was looking at "lovers" and "cinnamon colored."
  35. Lare453

    Lare453 Feb 1, 2012 Florida
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    On the latest batch of California brandy hunahpu they spelled barrel with one r...
  36. DaKur

    DaKur Nov 15, 2012 Rhode Island

    Hey, everyone drinks on the job. Don't hate!!! lol
  37. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 May 30, 2005 Michigan

    I'll add 'fresh roasted' although that one could go without a hyphen.
  38. isturbo1984

    isturbo1984 May 25, 2013 Washington

    well... you got to have the casuals so not to crowd the good stuff the industry offers. you know surprisingly the beer community is very, very akin to the video game community in this respect. Bud Light and Corona... Call of Duty and Madden... same sort of thing
  39. mariacha

    mariacha Jun 4, 2013 Colorado

    And technically, an "and" before "sumatra."
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  40. Gunboat82

    Gunboat82 Jul 3, 2012 Massachusetts
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